I’ve been designing learning games for a long while, and I teach others how to do learning game design as well. Over the years, I’ve gleaned several truths that novice learning game designers frequently ignore or underestimate.
You Need to Play Games to Make Good Games
I am consistently amazed at the people who attend game design workshops lead by Karl Kapp and myself who DO NOT PLAY GAMES. It is very hard to be a good and creative game designer with little to no experience playing